The Artist We Love To HateKirby Kendrick2020-05-29T04:28:51-07:00
Double Portrait of Lucian Freud and Frank Auerbach, 1964
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Was Francis Bacon really the greatest painter of the 20th century, or just a fascinating crazy mess?
Margaret Thatcher described him as “that man who […]
3 Cutting-Edge Artists!Kirby Kendrick2017-10-10T22:24:09-07:00
School of Beauty, School of Culture, 2012
Kerry James Marshall
Could This Be Love, […]
Ahhh-mazingg’ Art MuseumKirby Kendrick2016-02-03T09:07:04-08:00
Hottest new museum to hit USA is the Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles! The architecture alone is worth the trip…a honeycombed boxy building tilted on its side filled with natural light.
Salvador Dalí…Revealed!Kirby Kendrick2015-11-24T08:30:04-08:00
Magnificent oil painter, megalomaniac, devoted husband, exquisite jeweler, bizarre film creator, sculptor, narcissist, multi-millionaire…
Dalí: “I am the first to be surprised and often terrified by the images I see appear upon my canvas.”
The surreal art world exploded with the arrival […]
Andy Warhol…Why Is He An Important Artist?Kirby Kendrick2015-10-21T10:13:54-07:00
Andy Warhol painted icons. He painted Marilyn Monroe only after she took her own life. These images deliver a big punch. Mortality stares us in the face…Marilyn’s mortality and our own.
Andy Warhol painted history […]
Dark Moments…Great PaintersKirby Kendrick2015-09-01T10:38:52-07:00
Ever wondered why we are fascinated and confused by beautiful paintings that have ominous images?
Brain researchers in the field of Neuroscience have increasingly turned their eyes on art in an effort to understand how we see these works of art.
There is a deep portion of the brain, the amygdala, which triggers BOTH negative […]
Art In 36 Seconds! “EAT AT ART” Award winning art video!Kirby Kendrick2015-08-18T09:16:32-07:00
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Blue Rider: Rebel ArtKirby Kendrick2015-01-27T10:56:08-08:00
A little over 100 years ago, in 1911, a group of Russian and German artists working in Munich rebelled against the established traditions of art in Germany. The group named themselves “Blue Rider.”
Turner, Brilliant Painter of LightKirby Kendrick2015-01-06T03:26:31-08:00
Light, light, light. Light in all its effervescence; light falling in scattered shining flecks, shimmering incandescent pigment. Light like it had never before been painted.
J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) became the leading artist of his era. A classical painter, heavily influenced by the old masters, he […]